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 ====== Placemarks ====== ====== Placemarks ======
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-The Placemarks ​feature allows ​you to save, retrieve ​and display ​on the map various items like locations and paths.+Placemarks ​are various marks you can save on the maps, including pointsareas and paths. You can create ​and display ​an unlimited number of those marks. They are not linked to any map; when you change ​the current ​map, all your displayed marks remain unchanged.
  
-The application ​allows you to save and restore ​placemarks from and to various ​support, including off-line files (GPX, KML, CSV, LOC) on the memory card and on-line storage (AlpineQuest Community Placemarks).+The application ​is also able to import ​and export ​placemarks from and to various ​well-known formats, like GPS, KML/KMZ, CSV/TSVShapeFile, etc.
  
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-===== The placemarks ​menu =====+===== The Placemarks ​menu ===== 
 +{{ :​en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​submenu.jpg?​nolink}}
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-{{ :​en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​submenu.jpg?​nolink}} +Tap the "''​**Placemarks**''"​ {{:​icon_01.png?​nolink}} ​menu button ​to display the menu that contains
- +  * "''​**Explore placemarks**''"​ {{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}} opens the placemarks explorer ​that allows you to manage your saved placemarks, [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​explorer|see here for more details]]
-The placemarks menu provides an easy access to all placemarks related features. +  * "''​**Displayed placemarks**''"​ {{:​icon_03.png?​nolink}} ​shows the displayed placemarks list that allows you to manage displayed placemarks (available only if some placemarks are displayed)
- +  * "''​**Create a placemark**''"​ {{:​icon_04.png?​nolink}} allows you to create new placemark;
-Click on the "''​**Placemarks ​menu**''" ​button ​{{:​icon_01.png?​nolink}} to display the menu: +
-  * "''​**Explore placemarks**''"​ {{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}} opens the Placemarks Explorer ​that allows you to manage your saved placemarks;​ +
-  * "''​**Create a placemark**''"​ {{:​icon_03.png?​nolink}} allows you to create new placemark+
-  * "''​**Displayed placemarks**''"​ {{:​icon_04.png?​nolink}} ​shows the displayed placemarks list that allows you to manage displayed placemarks (available only if some placemarks are displayed);+
   * "''​**Control time**''"​ {{:​icon_05.png?​nolink}} shows the time controller panel for all displayed tracks (available only if time-tagged placemarks are displayed);   * "''​**Control time**''"​ {{:​icon_05.png?​nolink}} shows the time controller panel for all displayed tracks (available only if time-tagged placemarks are displayed);
   * "''​**Search a location**''"​ {{:​icon_06.png?​nolink}} allows you to search a location by name or coordinates.   * "''​**Search a location**''"​ {{:​icon_06.png?​nolink}} allows you to search a location by name or coordinates.
  
-Some options are also available in the Placemarks menu: +Tap on "''​**Options**''"​ {{:​icon_07.png?​nolink}} ​to display the placemarks options: 
-  * Click on "''​**Options**''"​ {{:​icon_07.png?​nolink}}; +  * "''​**Placemarks labels**''" ​{{:​icon_08.png?​nolink}} ​controls whether or not to display the labels of placemarks on the map; 
-  * "''​**Placemarks labels**''"​ controls whether or not to display the labels of placemarks ​displayed ​on the map; +{{ :​en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​submenu-options.jpg?​nolink}} 
-  * "''​**Target information**''"​ controls whether or not to display the target information box (if any landmark is targeted).+  * "''​**Target information**''" ​{{:​icon_09.png?​nolink}} ​controls whether or not to display the target information box (if any landmark is targeted). Tap on the settings wheel icon {{:​icon_10.png?​nolink}} to choose what information relative to the current target to display at the screen center.
  
 {{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} You can configure the display size and lines thickness of placemarks from the application settings. {{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} You can configure the display size and lines thickness of placemarks from the application settings.
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 [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​local-track-create#​how_to_manually_draw_a_path|How to manually draw a path?]]\\ [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​local-track-create#​how_to_manually_draw_a_path|How to manually draw a path?]]\\
 +[[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​local-track-create#​how_to_split_or_edit_points_of_a_path|How to split or edit points of a path?]]\\
 [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​auto-routing#​how_to_automatically_draw_a_path_along_roads|How to automatically draw a path along roads?]]\\ [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​auto-routing#​how_to_automatically_draw_a_path_along_roads|How to automatically draw a path along roads?]]\\
 [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​local-track-style#​how_to_change_the_display_style_of_a_track|How to change the display style a path?]] (static or dynamic colors, dashes and arrows)\\ [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​local-track-style#​how_to_change_the_display_style_of_a_track|How to change the display style a path?]] (static or dynamic colors, dashes and arrows)\\
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-===== Placemarks tools =====+===== Tools =====
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 +[[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​explorer#​how_to_open_the_placemarks_explorer|How to open the placemarks explorer?​]]\\
 +[[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​explorer#​how_to_display_export_copy_edit_or_delete_multiple_items|How to display, export, copy, edit or delete multiple items?]]\\
 [[en:​help:​v2:​search|How to search places by name or coordinates?​]]\\ [[en:​help:​v2:​search|How to search places by name or coordinates?​]]\\
 [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​measure|How to measure distances and bearings?]] [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​measure|How to measure distances and bearings?]]
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 | **CSV/TSV** (''​***.csv**'',​ ''​***.tsv**''​) \\ //​Waypoints,​ routes, tracks, areas// \\ Delimited text file that uses a comma to separate tabular data \\ (numbers and text) in plain text. Each line of the file is a data record. \\ Each record consists of one or more fields, separated by commas. ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes, [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​local-import-export-xsv#​how_to_import_csvtsv_files|see here]] ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes, [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​local-import-export-xsv#​how_to_export_csvtsv_files|see here]] ​ | | **CSV/TSV** (''​***.csv**'',​ ''​***.tsv**''​) \\ //​Waypoints,​ routes, tracks, areas// \\ Delimited text file that uses a comma to separate tabular data \\ (numbers and text) in plain text. Each line of the file is a data record. \\ Each record consists of one or more fields, separated by commas. ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes, [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​local-import-export-xsv#​how_to_import_csvtsv_files|see here]] ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes, [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​local-import-export-xsv#​how_to_export_csvtsv_files|see here]] ​ |
 | **Shapefile SHP** (''​***.shp**''​) \\ //​Waypoints,​ routes, tracks, areas// \\ Popular geospatial vector data format developed by Esri \\ for geographic information system (GIS) software. ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes, [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​local-import-export-gen#​how_to_import_placemarks|see here]] ​ |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | | **Shapefile SHP** (''​***.shp**''​) \\ //​Waypoints,​ routes, tracks, areas// \\ Popular geospatial vector data format developed by Esri \\ for geographic information system (GIS) software. ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes, [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​local-import-export-gen#​how_to_import_placemarks|see here]] ​ |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  |
 +| **GeoJSON** (''​***.json**'',​ ''​***.geojson**''​) \\ //​Waypoints,​ routes, tracks, areas// \\ Open standard format designed for representing simple \\ geographical features, along with their non-spatial attributes. ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes, [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​local-import-export-gen#​how_to_import_placemarks|see here]] ​ |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  |
 +| **IGC (Flight Data Format)** (''​***.igc**''​) \\ //Tracks// \\ Open standard format published by the IGC (International Gliding \\ Commission) containing flight data from FAI flight recorders. ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes, [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​local-import-export-gen#​how_to_import_placemarks|see here]] ​ |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  |
 | **OziExplorer PLT** (''​***.plt**''​) \\ //​Tracks// ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes, [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​local-import-export-gen#​how_to_import_placemarks|see here]] ​ |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | | **OziExplorer PLT** (''​***.plt**''​) \\ //​Tracks// ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes, [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​local-import-export-gen#​how_to_import_placemarks|see here]] ​ |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  |
 | **OziExplorer WPT** (''​***.wpt**''​) \\ //​Waypoints// ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes, [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​local-import-export-gen#​how_to_import_placemarks|see here]] ​ |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | | **OziExplorer WPT** (''​***.wpt**''​) \\ //​Waypoints// ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes, [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​local-import-export-gen#​how_to_import_placemarks|see here]] ​ |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  |

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